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This color postcard features three young African American children in early twentieth century clothing and bare feet. Two of the boys are wearing hats. The child in the center is kneeling with his back to the other two boys, the child on the left is looking away with a hand to his face, and the child on the right is holding a bag. The title at the bottom of the card reads "GOLLY, SOMEBODY'S COMIN'". The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and part of the Raphael Tuck and Sons' Post Card Series No. 1098 "Dixie Land." A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Lewisville, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1906. The card is addressed to Master William Dunn Means in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
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Raphael Tuck and Sons
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